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Opinions – 3/6/14: 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

Constitutional Law Freedom of speech  BOTTOM LINE: North Carolina statute inviting citizens to “make a statement” and “promote themselves and/or their causes” with specialty license plates but limited invitation to only those citizens who agreed with North Carolina’s “Choose Life” ...

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Jack L.B. Gohn: Our metadata, ourselves

Sen. John McCain recently expressed surprise that young people see Edward Snowden as a hero. It’s surprising he’s surprised. When, thanks almost exclusively to Snowden, we have learned of the existence of huge government programs that impinge drastically upon everyone’s privacy (in their Internet communications, their telephone calls, their mail and their own computers), and we see the price Snowden has had to pay, is it any wonder there are people who think of him as a hero?

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Opinions – 2/14/13: Maryland Court of Special Appeals

Civil Procedure  Default judgment  BOTTOM LINE: The circuit court abused its discretion in entering a default judgment in favor of appellee as a sanction for an alleged violation of a scheduling order by appellant’s insurer. CASE: Station Maintenance Solutions, Inc. ...

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Opinions – 2/7/13: Maryland Court of Special Appeals

Civil Procedure Default judgment BOTTOM LINE: Plaintiffs were entitled to a default judgment and damages against defendant where the notice of default was mailed to defendant’s “last known address,” as required by Rule 2-613(f), and where defendant had actual notice ...

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Opinions – 1/10/13: Maryland Court of Special Appeals

Civil Procedure Statute of limitations  BOTTOM LINE: Plaintiffs’ lawsuit against insurer was barred by the statute of limitations because they failed to file it in Maryland within three years after their cause of action accrued; filing the suit in Pennsylvania ...

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A note to Daily Record readers

Recently, subscribers have told us they want targeted, accurate and essential news they can access immediately, however they choose. Effective today, we are adding online access at no immediate additional cost to existing print-only subscriptions. In addition, the news, features, commentary and legal decisions that we used to hold for Monday’s Maryland Lawyer section will now run throughout the week in the newspaper — and will be available 24/7 online under our new “MD LAWYER” button at the top of our website

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